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Nurse Practitioner

Date Posted: 7/28/2017
Organization: The Door- A Center of Alternatives
Location: New York, NY

Description of Organization:

Founded in 1972, The Door empowers educationally and economically disadvantaged youth to reach their potential by providing a complete range of services all under one roof. Each year over 11,000 young people from all five New York City boroughs come to The Door for primary health care, reproductive care and health education, mental health counseling, legal services, supportive housing, HSE, ESL, tutoring and homework help, college preparation and computer classes, career & education services, job placement, daily meals, cultural arts and services.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Assess the health status of family planning, primary care and reproductive health patients via history taking, physical examination, and laboratory tests within his/her scope of practice
  • Plan and provide primary health care, utilizing consultation and referrals when needed
  • Recognize and manage specific common deviation from wellness and health maintenance which is determined by protocol or consultation with physician staff
  • Prescribe drugs, devices, immunizing agents, tests and procedures as medically indicated
  • Work with patients (and family, if applicable) to ensure an understanding of and compliance with the therapeutic regimen with established protocols, and recognize when to refer the patient to a physician or other health care provider
  • Perform other relevant duties as delegated by supervisor

  • Currently licensed/registered by the state of New York as a Registered Nurse AND Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner board certification required
  • Three plus years’ experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a holistic, multidisciplinary setting
  • Adolescent Health, Women’s Health and/or Family Planning experience preferred
  • Clinical experience as an Registered Nurse in a hospital setting preferred
  • Strong LARC procedural skills favorable
  • Proficiency in Spanish, French or Mandarin strongly preferred

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